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Have you ever walked into a room and promptly forgotten what you came in for? Tim Minor helps us understand why this happens and what it means for our digital experiences.
It’s a long and winding road to the UX mecca. Although Anne-Marie Florea doesn’t have all the answers, her experience can lead us in the right direction.
Most stakeholders suffer from a condition known as low fidelity impotence. Kyle Adamo shows us the cure, creating a charting prototype along the way that’s sure to impress.
Many initial ethnographic research endeavors require significant ramp up time on the part of the researcher. Andrew describes how to use an informal diary study to jumpstart your next qualitative user research session.
Today’s mobile experiences are shaped not only by mobile providers, but application designers and developers. Jan le Roux questions our role as we push the boundaries of mobile user experience.
By reducing or removing the noise from our experiences, we can help users get things done in a focused, efficient way. UX Booth Editor in Chief Andrew Maier tells us why this matters, and how we can facilitate a more peaceful, frictionless user experience.
Great design starts with a set of clearly defined parameters, and adhering to them throughout the design process. The trouble is, how does one go from a ton of ideas to the perfect product? Fetch! Creative Marketing’s Director of Strategy Stuart Silverstein tells us how.
Design patterns for mobile are emerging as the platform matures. Theresa Neil’s new book provides solutions to common design challenges; UX Booth and Theresa Neil share a sample chapter of her new book, “Mobile Design Pattern Gallery” to show us how to immediately engage customers with an application.
In order to really understand how and why design studios work, though, designers must look beyond design. Senior product manager at Case Commons and UX Booth contributor Jim Lindstrom points us to social psychology and behavioral economics to better understand the dynamics.